Atlanta Falcons Enemy Watch: A look at the Carolina Panthers

1 of 3

Dec 28, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) carries the ball against Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Star Lotulelei (98) during the second half against the at the Georgia Dome. The Panthers defeated the Falcons 34-3. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

We continue our series, taking a look at each opponent on the Atlanta Falcons’ schedule in 2015. We move onto the Falcons’ divisional rival, the Carolina Panthers.

You can find the other interviews here:

I spoke with Chris Schafer, editor of Cat Crave. Schafer gives us an insight into the Panthers’ offseason, while also looking ahead to the divisional games this season.

Carolina became the first team in NFC South history to retain their division crown, but Atlanta are aiming to prevent a hat trick this year.

The Falcons hit it out of the park in the draft, on paper at least, but how did the Panthers do? Did they address their needs?

A name that sticks out is wide receiver Devin Funchess out of Michigan. He’s a former tight end and will join Kelvin Benjamin as a big-bodied pass catcher for Cam Newton.

Next: A look at the Panthers' offseason